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The Resource The Pacific, Hugh Ambrose

The Pacific, Hugh Ambrose

Label
The Pacific
Title
The Pacific
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Ambrose
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this companion book to the HBO series on the war in the Pacific, historian Hugh Ambrose focuses on five American soldiers who each took an active role in the difficult and costly--in terms of lives--campaign to reach the Japanese mainland. Ambrose recounts key battles--Guadalcanal, Midway, Okinawa, and the lesser-known Peleliu--and he provides a soldier's eye view of the events, conveying the great valor and sacrifices of those in uniform
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Summary
In this companion book to the HBO series on the war in the Pacific, historian Hugh Ambrose focuses on five American soldiers who each took an active role in the difficult and costly--in terms of lives--campaign to reach the Japanese mainland. Ambrose recounts key battles--Guadalcanal, Midway, Okinawa, and the lesser-known Peleliu--and he provides a soldier's eye view of the events, conveying the great valor and sacrifices of those in uniform
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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344096
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/59730922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
D767.9
LC item number
.A46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
The Pacific, Hugh Ambrose
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Hell was an ocean away"--Cover, subtitle
  • "Official companion book to the HBO miniseries"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([451]-489)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
House of cards -- Even up and squared off -- The pause that refreshes -- Haze gray and underway -- Legacies
Control code
15530712
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 489 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780451230232
Lccn
2009041530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn426803539
  • (OCoLC)426803539
Label
The Pacific, Hugh Ambrose
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Hell was an ocean away"--Cover, subtitle
  • "Official companion book to the HBO miniseries"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([451]-489)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
House of cards -- Even up and squared off -- The pause that refreshes -- Haze gray and underway -- Legacies
Control code
15530712
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 489 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780451230232
Lccn
2009041530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn426803539
  • (OCoLC)426803539

Library Locations

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